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Apr 01

Behind The Panels Issue 52 – Happy

Behind-the-Panels-iss52-coverIn this Easter issue Marvel relaunches its graphic novel line, Christopher Lee gets villainous for DC and you can soon play with your Fables. THEN The Secret Service set for cinemas, trailers for The WolverineKick-Ass 2 and…really? Batroc the Leaper? PLUS our kick-ass pick of the week Happy by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson.

Our next reading assignment: X-Men: The Phoenix/Dark Phoenix Saga (The Uncanny X-Men issues 94 – 146) by Chris Claremont 

Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and returning guest David Longo of DamnGoodCup.com

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Vintage Clip of the Week

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974)

Comic News

New era arises for Marvel in July with Marvel A.I.
http://behindthepanels.net/a-new-era-rises-for-marvel-with-avengers-a-i/

Marvel relaunches graphic novel line with Warren Ellis and Mike McKone’s Avengers: Endless Wartime
http://marvel.com/news/story/20347/avengers_endless_wartime

Telltale Games to release video game prequel to Fables!
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-03-28-telltale-games-announces-new-series-the-wolf-among-us

Movie News

The Wolverine debuts first trailer
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/thewolverine/

Bruce Timm steps down as DC DVD animated producer!
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=44577

Christopher Lee narrates DC comics villains documentary
http://www.dccomics.com/node/288186

Fox wants Mark Millar and Dave Gibbon’s Secret Service for 2014
http://www.deadline.com/2013/03/fox-wins-rights-to-matthew-vaughns-next-pic-the-secret-service/

Kick-Ass 2 (Red Band “Hit Girl” Trailer)
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/03/28/red-band-version-of-the-second-kick-ass-2-trailer/

The Rest…

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We end the show this week with The Happy Happy Joy Joy Song